A Grain Of Sand

If starry space no limit knows
  And sun succeeds to sun,
There is no reason to suppose
  Our earth the only one.
'Mid countless constellations cast
  A million worlds may be,
With each a God to bless or blast
  And steer to destiny.
 
Just think! A million gods or so
  To guide each vital stream,
With over all to boss the show
  A Deity supreme.
Such magnitudes oppress my mind;
  From cosmic space it swings;
So ultimately glad to find
  Relief in little things.

For look! Within my hollow hand,
  While round the earth careens,
I hold a single grain of sand
  And wonder what it means.
Ah! If I had the eyes to see,
  And brain to understand,
I think Life's mystery might be
  Solved in this grain of sand.

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